Scholarly Communications

Scholarly communications links from July 2016

By Ruth Lewis on July 28, 2016

>>>>>Open Access articles worth reading! How open science helps researchers succeed, by Erin C McKiernan et al. eLife 2016;10.7554/eLife.16800 DOI: Slides from the article are available for use also; they are licensed CC-BY. The academic, economic and societa...

Discipline wheel for Open Scholarship

Open Scholarship update – July 2016

By Emily Stenberg on July 21, 2016

New bepress Dashboard bepress recently unveiled the previously announced changes to its administrator Dashboard, which provides usage statistics and visualizations. Administrators can access more detailed reports of the collections you oversee. If you’re not an administrator and want to know the ...

Library Publishing Forum 2016

By Andrew Rouner on July 7, 2016

Emily Stenberg, Digital Publishing and Preservation Librarian, and I attended the Library Publishing Forum 2016, the annual conference for the Library Publishing Consortium, in May. This group formed in response to increasing numbers of academic libraries that have become involved with digital pu...

Scholarly communications links from June 2016

By Ruth Lewis on June 30, 2016

OpenCon 2016: Only one week left to apply to attend OpenCon 2016 on November 12-14 in Washington, DC! Applicants can request a travel scholarship, which will be awarded to most of those accepted. OpenCon seeks to bring together students and early career academic professionals from around the worl...

Did you know the libraries offer copyright help?

By Ruth Lewis on June 28, 2016

The Scholarly Publishing unit in the libraries “helps WU faculty, students, and staff with copyright issues that connect to research, teaching, and library services.” More information:

Link your ORCiD account to WUSTL Connect

By Ruth Lewis on June 24, 2016

WU students, staff and faculty may now link their ORCiD accounts to WUSTL Connect (or Facebook or Google+). Simply choose the Institutional Account tab when you Sign In to ORCiD. You will also need to enter your personal password the first time you do this in order to set up the link. More info a...

Scholarly communications links from May 2016

By Ruth Lewis on May 31, 2016

Open access week, October 24-30, 2016: Theme of 2016 International Open Access Week to be “Open in Action”. Activities at Washington University have varied over the years. If you have ideas or would like to work on a plan for Open Access Week 2016, please contact Ruth Lewis. Open acce...

SCOAP3 initiative extended for three more years

By Alison Verbeck on May 26, 2016

The SCOAP3 collaboration announced the extension of this Open Access initiative for three more years, from January 2017 through December 2019.  Following the success of the first years of operation of SCOAP3, representatives of the 3,000 SCOAP3 partners in 47 countries, ten scholarly publishers a...